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  • Help find a good copy of this segment please.

    02/13/2010 1:51:21 PM PST · by American_Centurion · 4 replies · 275+ views
    Fox and Friends interview with Chris Wallace ^ | Possibly 9/23/2009 | Fox News video
    My friend is in the background of this video. He is in the file footage from the right hand side of the screen. He has asked if I can help him find a better copy of it. I have searched and come up empty. So I have come to my fellow freepers, the very best internet detectives are here, if it can be done, Freepers will do it. The video can be viewed at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PD4iABIZ3iY I have come up with a possible date of 9/23/2009 for this video because of the scores posted in the lower right of the screen,...
  • New PC for my Daughter (VANITY)

    11/04/2009 7:32:27 AM PST · by American_Centurion · 132 replies · 2,727+ views
    11/4/2009 | Self
    My daughter a HS Junior is doing really well in school. I am planning to buy her a new laptop for school. She currently has a Dell 13" XPS that has been ok, but the battery has been replaced twice, the CD/DVD will currently only play CDs and it is getting slower to start up. So I start looking and I know she wants a Mac because they are cool, I however am not a Mac fan. Not that there is anything wrong with Mac, I have a slowly dying PowerMac G5 Dual that has a nice monitor I use...
  • Exxon's Baton Rouge refinery curbed, Chalmette shut

    09/01/2005 12:25:42 PM PDT · by American_Centurion · 21 replies · 1,213+ views
    Reuters ^ | 31 Aug 2005
    NEW YORK, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Exxon Mobil Corp. said Wednesday that restoring products pipeline and marine links, including Mississippi River traffic, was the key to boosting crude runs at its capacity-curbed Baton Rouge, Louisiana, refinery. Production was slowed from the 494,000 barrel-per-day plant due to the effects of Hurricane Katrina, which slammed into the Gulf Coast Monday, forcing shut nine other refineries and closing nearly all of the crude output from the Gulf of Mexico. "The release of the SPR (Strategic Petroleum Reserve) oil may be beneficial to some refiners, but restoring pipeline and marine links is most important...
  • Man gets 2 years in prison for whipping his pet dog

    03/18/2004 6:17:05 AM PST · by American_Centurion · 91 replies · 273+ views
    Frederick News Post ^ | Thursday, March 18 2004 | Susan C. Nicol
    FREDERICK -- A Dorchester County man who was sent to prison Wednesday for whipping his dog was the first person to be convicted in Frederick County for felony animal cruelty. Terry Love, 32, of East New Market, also was convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol and a second count of animal cruelty. District Court Judge Frederick Bower said he was impressed with the testimony of the witnesses, including two boys. When Love stopped into a gas station in Myersville last Nov. 3, his springer spaniel jumped out of his truck and ran away, court testimony revealed. A witness...
  • Inequity Within Reserves At Issue

    01/13/2004 3:48:41 AM PST · by American_Centurion · 16 replies · 130+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 1/13/2004 | Guy Taylor
    <p>The Pentagon is reshaping the role reservists play in the war on terror to address what senior defense officials call a "poor balance" between the military's citizen soldiers and active-duty troops.</p> <p>About 37 percent of the nation's total reserve component is currently mobilized. Under the Pentagon's "stop loss, stop move" policy, many of them are prohibited from rotating out of service when their commitment ends.</p>